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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 22, Part 1
April 24, 2017
Diet sodas linked to stroke, dementia; On thyroid medication, but hungry and tired all the time; Yo-yo dieting a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease, death; What to do about high C-reactive protein and borderline hemoglobin A1C? American Airlines crew members suffer puzzling symptoms with uniform change--clothes allergy? It's Earth Day: Is your body a Superfund site? How a new probiotic product (Reg'Activ) can help you detoxify. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 8, Part 2
April 10, 2017
Common bug-killers cause early puberty in young boys; Do eggs cause dementia or Alzheimer's? Deep sleep may be the key to healthy old age; Sleep trackers may contribute to "orthosomnia"; Ostinol vs. bone loss; Are chemical additives, not nicotine, responsible for the harmful effects of cigarettes; Going gray early means you're at an increased risk of heart disease. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
April 5, 2017
An ingenious solution to the problem of night-time urination. Is huperzine useful in older adults with memory decline, at what dose? Unflavored coconut oil vs. regular coconut oil. Would low dose naltrexone be helpful with intractable foot fungal infection? Does magnesium L-threonate work directly on the brain? Click HERE for part 1.



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Leyla Weighs In
March 31, 2017
The importance of an "exercise prescription." How exercise will help prolong life and not only prevent, but evade future depression.



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Fighting Alzheimer’s, Part 1
March 30, 2017
Amy Berger, author of "The Alzheimer's Antidote," challenges the current paradigm whereby we search for blockbuster drugs to inhibit amyloid plaque in the brain. To date, promising "magic bullet" cures have been ineffective at reversing dementia. Instead she proposes a comprehensive metabolic and lifestyle approach, which has been validated in early clinical trials. What does insulin have to with the decline of brain function? How can low-carb and ketogenic diets help? Why might a low cholesterol diet be harmful for the brain? What role for medium chain triglycerides? What supplements can slow progression? Why is exercise beneficial for staving off cognitive decline? What role does chronic stress play? Why might certain drugs (statins, acid blockers, etc.) accelerate mental decline? What tests predict risk for dementia? Is there a gluten connection? Does high homocysteine forecast memory problems? Click HERE for part 2.



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Fighting Alzheimer’s, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Amy Berger, author of "The Alzheimer's Antidote." Click HERE for part 1.



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Leyla Weighs In
March 24, 2017
"What is killing us and what can we do about it?" Your locus of control; L-carnitine helps lower Lp(a); calcium supplements increase risk of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
March 1, 2017
Methylation and lifestyle. I don’t want to take Humira, what can I take for arthritis in my knees and hips? What are some natural ways to combat erectile dysfunction? I have Meralgia Paraesthetica, how can I treat it? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 25, Part 2
February 27, 2017
Could a clean diet make men smell sexier? By 2030 much of world’s population may all be living to 90—but not in the U.S! A caller on a multitude of medications—dangerous polypharmacy? What supplements could offer help to a 60-year-old with ADHD? Could knee implants prompt allergic reactions? Your cat may not make you crazy, but you might get Alzheimer’s; Nicotinamide riboside may prevent neuropathy in chemo recipients; Men: Can too much exercise put a damper on your sex drive? Gluten-free diet may up risk for arsenic, mercury toxicity, calorie overload. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 4, Part 2
February 6, 2017
Anti-inflammatory diet protects bones; Mediterranean diet increases likelihood of depression recovery; Natural treatments for tinnitus; What to do when saw palmetto doesn't relieve prostate symptoms? Unhealthy gut microbes a cause for hypertension; Venus Williams' new diet sparks a tennis comeback; Can warfarin interfere with thyroid medication? Air pollution linked to Alzheimer's disease. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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